Tommy Abuel is a multi-awarded actor in the Philippines. He won the FAMAS Best Supporting Actor Award in Maynila, Sa Kuko Ng Liwanag (1975), and Karma (1981).
He appeared in movies such as T-Bird At Ako (1982) with Nora Aunor and Vilma Santos, Bituing Walang Ningning (1985) with Sharon Cuneta and Cherie Gil.
He is also an award-winning stage actor. He received the Aliw Award for Best Stage Actor for three consecutive years. His memorable theater roles in stage plays like Antigone, Mga Ibong Mandaragit, Anak Ng Araw, Andres Bonifacio, El Filibusterismo, and Florante At Laura, among others. He performed musical plays like Carousel, The King And I, and West Side Story, among others.